Special Education - School Supervision, Special Education - School Supervision
The online School Supervision Program focuses on preparing students who want to become supervisors of special education. Students examine best practices literature regarding the professional knowledge, skills, and disposition required of leaders in education. They will inquire into major contemporary theories and practices of leadership for organizing educational communities, designing management processes and procedures, and forming collaborative relationships within the community. This program is presented as a collaborative effort between the Department of Special Education, and the Department of Secondary Education/Foundations of Education. Faculty are committed to implementing a professional model for the preparation of educational leaders that complies with current curriculum guidelines proposed by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. In order to be eligible for Pennsylvania certification in School Supervision, candidates must complete an approved program and have at least five year's teaching experience in special education.